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Company Selling 'Diabetic Care' Products Busted

Company Selling 'Diabetic Care' Products Busted


Jaipur, 6 March 2019: Health department’s food safety wing unearthed a unit, which was producing juices and supplements and selling it with the label of ‘diabetic care’ on it.

 

Centre team of food safety wing of health department claimed that it is prohibited in the provisions of Food Safety and Standard Act (FSSA). “One cannot sell food with such labels. It is an offence under FSSA as it is misleading,” said Dr Sunil Singh, state nodal officer, food safety, health department.

 

Besides, the centre team of food safety wing also found that the unit, which is situated in Muhana Mandi area, was using expired flavours in juices. “They were preparing juices and supplements for a Noida-based firm. They were selling it at Rs 72 to the Noida-based firm but had an MRP of Rs 1,200,” said Dr Singh.

 

Officials said that people suffering from diabetes are being fooled and cheated by such companies producing supplements and juices and attracting consumers with labels like ‘diabetic care’ or other such misleading words. After being attracted towards such food items, the customers fall in trap of such companies and get ready to shell out any amount.The Times Of India